Edit, adjust, and alter your own photos or create stunning graphic visuals. Express your freedom and artistic expression through the powerful photo-editing and graphic design tool of GIMP!
Having the ability to navigate image editing software is an important skill for website designers, graphic designers, photographers, and creative professionals. In this course, Gimp will be used to introduce image editing software and to practice basic graphic design and photo enhancement.
In our introductory class, students explore and learn the basic capabilities and user interface of GIMP. Students will create their own graphics, images or edited pictures from their acquired knowledge. Check out some of our sample projects below!
Students create a collage of pictures and graphics to show to their friends and family.
Students create a thumbnail for a favorite movie, video, or book.
Students create a custom graphic depicting themselves in their dream occupation or life.
Students design their own logo/title graphic with their name or other applicable interest.
In this introductory class, students will learn the basic capabilities of GIMP, the a powerful photo-editing and digital art workspace. Students will practice common beginner photo editing and graphic design techniques on photos and graphics of their choice. In this course, some or all of the following topics will be covered:
In our intermediate course, students will practice and explore higher-level photo adjustment techniques including color correction, shadows, perspective transformations and more to improve their personal photo and graphic design projects. Check out some of our sample projects below!
Student use their knowledge of color correction capabilities in Gimp to enhance an existing image for improved vibrancy
Students challenge themselves to swing the tone of a photo or image using contrast and lighting tools in Gimp
Students design their own logo to showcase skills learned in the course.
Suggested Prerequisite: PE-200
In this intermediate course, students will practice higher-level photo adjustment techniques including color correction, shadows, perspective transformations and other techniques to improve their photo and graphic design projects. In this course, some or all of the following topics will be covered:
If you are looking for additional instruction, all our teachers have 1 on 1 sessions available every day of the week. Sign up for 4 sessions today to reserve your spot!